In March of 2013, Wolf Gorelik, a remarkable conductor, the People’s Artist of Russia, passed away. The musical evening dedicated to the maestro’s memory will feature arias and scenes from the operas he directed and conducted during his 20-year tenure with the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre.
On February 22 at 11:3O the Theatre’s box-office opened ticket pre-sale for the June premiere - opera “Don Giovanni” by W.A. Mozart. The opera production team includes: the Artistic director of the Stanislavsky Opera Alexander Titel, Lithuanian stage designer Adomas Jacovskis, costume designer Maria Danilova. The musical director and conductor is the British conductor William Lacey.
The premiere dates are June 10, 12 and 14.
Hibla Gerzmava, principal singer at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre, performed at the closing ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi. Along with a thousand-strong children's choir, she sang the song Goodbye Sochi.
On February 23, the famous Georgian tenor Teimuraz Gugushvili parformed the part of Cavaradossi in the opera Tosca. During four days starting February 24, Mr. Gugushvili, who is full professor at the Tbilisi Conservatory, will teach master classes for the solo singers of the Stanislavsky opera.
On February 17, the following dancers will make their debuts in the ballet La Esmeralda: Ksenia Ryzhkova (Fleur-de-Lys); Maria Beck (the First variation); Anton Gaynutdinov and Dmitry Dyachkov (the Officers).
On February 15, two of the main parts in the ballet Don Quixote to the music by L. Minkus will for the first time be performed by Tatiana Melnik (as Kitri) and Dmitry Zagrebin (as Basil).
On February 6, Hibla Gerzmava will be special guest on the Rossia-Kultura TV Channel’s program Hudsovet (Artistic Council). The diva will talk about the festival Hibla Gerzmava Invites, which opens tonight on stage of the Musical Theatre. The program is to be aired within the late night edition of the Novosti Kultury (Culture News) at 11:30 pm.
On February 5, principal singer Daria Terekhova is to perform, for the first time, the part of Lucia in G. Donizetti’s opera Lucia di Lammermoor. The same night, Viacheslav Volich is to conduct this opera for the first time, too.
Ksenia Ryzhkova, Stanislavsky Ballet's principal dancer, is the guest of Vadim Vernik's TV show Kto tam... (Who's There...) on the Kultura Channel aired on February 2 at 4.50pm.
On January 26, American tenor Michael Putsch for the first time in our theatre performed the title part in the opera Tannhauser.
Vocal music of French and English composers of XIX-XX centuries (F. Poulenc, H. Duparc, E. Satie, R. Hahn, G. Faure, E. Chausson, E. Elgar, M. Balfe) performed by Natalia Muradymova (soprano), Svetlana Sumacheva (soprano), Ella Feyginova (mezzo-soprano), Alexander Baskin (bass).